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Australia’s doomed effort to kill tobacco sales.

Dec 16, 2013, Vol. 19, No. 14 • By P.  J. O’ROURKE
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When Raúl Castro is your Milton Friedman, you’re ready for the intellectual firing squad. The thought process of Australia’s legislators should be stood up against the wall of common sense. Care for a last cigarette?

P. J. O’Rourke, a contributing editor to The Weekly Standard, is the author of a new book, ">The Baby Boom: How It Got That Way (And It Wasn’t My Fault) (And I’ll Never Do It Again).

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